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A traumatic brain injury (TBI) disrupts the normal functioning of the brain. A bump, blow, or jolt to the head can cause a TBI. This CDC report to Congress details the impact a TBI can have on children and their families. It identifies gaps in care, provides opportunities for action to reduce the gaps, and highlights key policy strategies to address the short and long-term consequences of a TBI.
Source of original article: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) / Public Health Professionals Gateway (tools.cdc.gov).
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